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Anti Gang Unit seizes Firearms, ammunition and arrests two suspects.

WESTERN CAPE: In the same day their colleagues were ambushed and injured in Samora Machel, the Anti-Gang Unit's A shift descended on two premises in Happy Valley in Mfuleni last


night and seized Firearms, an assortment of ammunition and made two arrests.

In one house they arrested a 35-year-old suspect and seized the following:

  • One Norinco star firearm (with no serial number)
  • Five cartridges
  • One 9mm Bietro Barrett's
  • One magazine
  • Eight cartridges
  • One R5 Rifle
  • Two Rifle magazines
  • 27 X R5 Rounds
  • 165 X 9mm rounds
  • One 7.65 rounds
  • Two ammunition holders

In the second premises in the Happy Valley area they arrested a 64-year-old suspect and made the seizures listed below:

  • One R5 Rifle
  • Four Rifle magazines
  • 43 X R5 rounds
  • Two


    sets of handcuffs.

The suspects will be charged with possession of prohibited firearm, illegal possession of firearms and ammunition.

They are set to appear in court soon. Western Cape SAPS management had commended the efforts of the team. Despite the setback suffered by their fellow colleagues early yesterday when they got ambushed and injured, the unit remains resolute in rooting out serious violent crimes in Cape Town.

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